Seminary professor’s new book focuses on Christian theologian

A seminary professor’s recently published book hopes to shed new light on a theologian many consider to be one of the greatest in the Eastern Christian (Orthodox) tradition: Maximus the Confessor.

Dr. Paul Blowers, the Dean E. Walker Professor of Church History at Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, recently published his new book, “Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World” (Christian Theology in Context), in April, and it’s on sale at and the Milligan Bookstore. Maximus was famous for defending the idea that Jesus wasn’t just a divinely manipulated puppet but exercised his own fully-human will in obedience to the Father.

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